MILES FOR SMILES In about 2 weeks I will be running the Christie Clinic Half Marathon. I have chosen to join the Miles for Smiles team to help raise money for the Crisis Nursery in Urbana. The Crisis Nursery is an organization that is near and dear to my heart. I was blessed with the opportunity to work there for about 2 years and, while it was a few years ago now, I still love the mission of the Crisis Nursery and its outreach in the community. The Crisis Nursery creates an “Island of Safety” dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. I will be running the half marathon and I am excited to tackle the challenge for a 3rd time! Running has become a passion of mine, and to have the opportunity to run a great race as well as give back to a great organization is a blessing. If you would all pray for me in this endeavor, I would greatly appreciate it. If you feel called to donate here are the instructions to do so- go to http://www.crowdrise.com/crisisnursery2018, scroll down to where you will see “The Team” (you will have to hit the show more team members button), find my name and click on my profile, then click the big orange “donate to this fundraiser” button. Thank you so much in advance for any and all prayers and donations that are made! -Melissa Hunsinger
QUARTLY GIVING STATEMENTS are in a basket out in the narthex for you to pick up.
ATTENDANCE for Sunday, April 8th was 74. The offering was Offering is $2,686.00.